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Halloween Ideas in the Time of Covid?Let's brainstorm some ideas on how to celebrate Halloween in a time where we need to practice social distancing. How can we have fun and stay safe?

 

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Decorations for a College Halloween Party?I need ideas for Halloween decorations, I need to decorate the upcoming college Halloween party. Our decor area consists of several trees and a large yard. What ideas do you have that I can fill them up? Please help me by creating a discussion below, thanks for your interest.

 

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Adult Halloween Costume Ideas?I just turned 30, am single, no kids, and need a catchy Halloween costume idea. I am good with DIY too, I just need ideas!

 

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Making a Milk Jug Wind Sock?How do I make a ghost wind sock from a milk jug?

 

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Halloween Party Gold Mine Theme?The theme for this year's Halloween party is "The Old West" and we plan to decorate the hallway like an old gold mine. Any ideas on how to create the look of gold on the walls using light? We will have the walls draped in black fabric.

 

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Costume Ideas for Photographers?My photographer husband is going to a Halloween costume party and wants to dress up in some way to include his camera, so he can take pictures there. Does anyone have any ideas?

 

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Halloween Party Ideas?My class is organizing a Spring Break, and we are trying to earn some money for the trip. So, the problem is that, this year, other classes had the idea of planning the traditional Halloween party at the school

 

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Making a Flapper Costume?how do you make a homemade flapper costume?

 

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Halloween Costume Ideas?I work at a local boys and girls club. We are having a haunted house and party for our members. There is a staff of about 10. We need a theme for the members to enjoy as well as our staff.

 

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Making a Milk Bottle Witch?Can I have instructions for making a milk bottle witch? I would love to make one for a party I am having.

 

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Making a Leather Mask?I'm making a leather mask for a Halloween masked ball and I'm going to soak it and let it air dry, so it hardens and retains its shape. I already have paper pieces cut out for the parts, but I want to know how much the leather will shrink before I stitch all the leather together.

 

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Native American War Bonnet Pattern?Do you know where I can find an Indian war bonnet pattern?

 

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Making an Inexpensive Old Man Halloween Costume?How can I make an old man Halloween costume for my 10 year son? We do not have a lot of money to spend.

 

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3 Sheets to the Wind Costume?I want to dress up as 3 sheets to the wind for Halloween with my 2 other friends. What would be a good way to do that?

 

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Halloween Costume Ideas?I either want it to be some sort of masquerade ball kinda thing or a classic princess, poofy, sparkly dress kinda thing for Halloween this year. I need costumes for tweens and cheap!

 

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Making Halloween Masks Using Dryer Lint?Anyone recall how to use dryer lint for Halloween masks?

 

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Non Food Treat Ideas for Halloween?I want to send treats to school with my son, but I don't want to send sugary food. Any suggestions?

 

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Halloween Costumes Ideas for Toddler?I am looking for cute Halloween costume ideas for my 18 month old little girl.

 

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Biblical Costume Ideas?Does anyone have some costume ideas for Lydia in the bible?

 

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Paint for Airbrushing Skin?I have a man that wants me to airbrush him as the Hulk. I'm not sure what kind of paint to use.

 

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Making 1950s Rock and Roll Poodle Skirts?We are hosting a 1950's Rock 'n Roll theme for my daughter's surprise 13th birthday. I would like to make some poodle skirts and can't seem to find a free pattern that doesn't ask for felt. I cannot find felt in that large of an amount in my area.

 

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Snowflake Costume Ideas for Women?Some friends and I are looking to make our own snowflake costumes for a pub crawl event this month. We do live in Michigan, so they would need to be somewhat warm.

 

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"Roadkill" Halloween Dessert?A few years ago I made a fun dessert for my husband's Halloween party at his work. It was called "Roadkill something ". It used cherry/raspberry pie filling and was similar to a cobbler type dessert...

 

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Trunk or Treat Firefighting Theme Ideas?I need a theme ideas for fire for trunk or treat. I have a Ford Bronco and do not know how to decorate it like firefighting.

 

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Halloween Wreath Ideas?I really enjoy hanging a wreath on our door at Christmas. I would like to find some ideas for creating a Halloween wreath that I could hang on our door in October. Thanks for any suggestions.

 

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Making a Crayola Crayon Costume?How do I make a black Crayola costume?

 

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Pattern for Dracula Cape?I am looking for an idea to cut a pattern for a Dracula cape. Any suggestions?

 

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Halloween Craft Ideas Using Recycled Materials?I am looking for things around the house that are recyclable to make Halloween crafts. Any suggestions? Thank you.

 

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Dyeing a Polyester Wedding Dress?I want to dye a polyester wedding dress for a Halloween costume. There is a lot of sheer fabric, as well as, lace applique. I want to dye it hot pink; any suggestions?

 

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Simple Halloween Costumes for an Office Group?I am looking for a super easy idea for office Halloween costumes for a group of 6 or 7 people. Last year we all dressed as usual and carried signs saying "Nudists on Strike!". I am looking for something simple like that. Anyone?

 

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Pattern for Raquel Welch's One Million BC Bikini?I would love to make this bikini for Halloween. I am planning on either adding to an existing bikini or using fake fur material with an bikini pattern. The one Raquel wore was so unique.

 

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Adult "Christmas Story" Bunny Costume Pattern?Where can I find a free adult bunny costume pattern? I want one kind of like the one from "A Christmas Story" that Ralphie received as a gift.

 

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Making a Skirt and Decorating It Like a Christmas Tree?Has anyone made a Christmas tree "skirt" as a joke for a holiday party? Instead of wearing the traditional Christmas sweater, I want to make a skirt out of tulle and then decorate it. I saw a picture somewhere, but can not find anything.

 

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Making a Fin on a Fish Costume?Do you have any idea how I can make a fish fin on a little girl's back for a VBS costume?

 

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How Do I Make a Poodle Skirt?My 13 year old daughter is going to a fifties party and we can't afford to rent a costume, do you have any tips for making a (green) poodle skirt?

 

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Robot Costume for a 3 Year Old?I need an easy idea to make a robot costume for a 3 year old boy who is 3' 9" and weighs 40 lbs. Thanks for your help!

 

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Making a Child's Angel Costume?I am needing ideas to make an angel costume for a child's play. Thank you.

 

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Roasting Pumpkin Seeds?What's a good recipe for roasting pumpkin seeds?

 

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Halloween Costumes Made from Things Around the House?I need a Halloween costume for me and my boyfriend for a party. What can I make with stuff I have around the house?

 

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Decorating Ideas for an Indoor Trunk or Treat?I was wondering if anybody can give me ideas for decorating for an inside Trunk or Treat. We had it figured out for outside, but we must change it now. We only have 1 day to do it.

 

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Keeping Animals from Eating Pumpkin Decorations?How do I keep squirrels from eating my pumpkins? They are eating my decorative pumpkins.

 

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Instructions for an Adult Sailor Hat?Anyone have directions to make an adult sailor hat? Thanks.

 

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Making Bumble Bees for a Beekeeper Costume?Does any one know how to make bumble bees for a bee keeper costume or where to buy them?

 

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Ideas for Halloween Masquerade Party?I am in need of unique party ideas for a black carpet masquerade party event. I want to use different ideas with champagne glasses. I want it cute, classy, sexy, and elegant. The party is for Halloween.

 

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Creating a Mock Float for Trunk or Treat?I am making a "fake" float for a trunk or treat. Can anyone help me with simple, inexpensive ways to do it? Balloons? Streamers? Any other ideas to make it Mardi Gras? We are going to be "on the float" (stools behind the fake cardboard float) handing out candy and beads.

 

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Making an Inexpensive Cat Costume?My 9 year-old son wants to be a cat for Halloween. Any ideas on how I could cheaply make this costume? Do you think he will get teased?

 

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Adult Halloween Costume Ideas?I am looking for Halloween costume idea for a guy in his early 30s?

 

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Crayola Crayons Costumes?Can someone please send me the instructions for the crayon costumes? I'm especially curious what the hats are made of?

 

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Halloween Concession Food Ideas?I own a food concession company and this year we'll be setting up at a local Haunted House for the month of October. I have a few ideas, but would love some more feedback. Any ideas on some spooky fun Halloween concession foods?

 

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Making a Verizon Droid Robot Halloween Costume?My grandson is turning three this month. Halloween is coming up and my daughter and he went to pick out a costume. He insists he wants to be a Droid and nothing will change his mind. Does anyone have an idea how to make a Droid (robot on the phone commercial) costume?

 

Child's Greek Goddess Halloween Costume?My niece wants to be a Greek goddess for Halloween, but we don't want to order the costume online because we don't know how it will look. Is there anyplace where we can find a dress, shoes, headband, and accessories like those shown in this photo? She is 12 years old.

 

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Where Can I Get Free Plastic Canvas Patterns?Does anyone know where I can get plastic canvas patterns for free? I would like to have a pumpkin for next month. I would appreciate any information. Thanks.

 

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Frugal Costume Ideas?I need cheap, free, or homemade costume ideas for Halloween.

 

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Bowling Ball and Bowling Pin Costume Ideas?I would like to make a bowling pin costume. I have found some online, but they are $39-$60! Can anyone help with some suggestions?

 

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Making a Copy of Lady Gaga's Outfit from Bad Romance Video?I'm open to any suggestions for quickly recreating the outfit Lady Gaga wears with her dancers at the bath haus in the Bad Romance video. I've got snaps, rivets, upholstery thread, and thin white vinyl. I don't have sewing experience or more than a day to get this done.

 

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Native American War Bonnet Pattern?I am looking for a pattern for a war bonnet.

 

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Crocheted Jack-O'-Lantern Pattern?I am looking for a crochet pattern for a Halloween jack o' lantern. Please help.

 

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Costume Ideas for Egyptian Themed Vacation Bible School?Our VBS this year is Egyptian themed. Has anyone any ideas for making my costume for that period? Dress, headdress, etc. We can order from VBS supplier, but thought something more original would be fun!

 

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Child's Cherry Costume?For a fancy dress competition a small 3 year old child needs to dress as a cherry. I thought, maybe I could make the costume with some kind of paper or cardboard, or something else. Does anyone have any ideas?

 

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Making Angel Wings for a Child's Costume?I need to know how to make angel wings for kid's costume.

 

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Skeleton Cupcakes?I am looking for ideas to make cupcakes that are decorated as a skeleton for Halloween or birthday. Thanks.

 

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Festive Dip or Snack Ideas for Halloween?I need a quick festive dip or some sort of snack. It's a Halloween party at work and I have made all of my favorites for them. Anyone have a suggestion?

 

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Making Doll "Ghosts" with Starched Linen?Once I saw the cutest little "ghosts" made out of white linen. The person told me they were put into laundry starch then formed over dolls in spooky poses (arms out like they were walking towards you). Very cute.

 

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Deviled Eggs for Halloween?I am looking for Halloween themed deviled egg ideas.

 

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Decorating with Candy Corn?I am looking for a clever way to present candy corn, please help.

 

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"Bingo Dauber" Halloween Costume?How do I make a Halloween costume for a bingo dauber?

 

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Making a Pirate Map?I want to make an authentic looking pirate map, all aged and yellowed, and with burnt edges. Does anyone know how to do this? I looked online and saw the tea/coffee staining method, but I thought there was a way to do it using vinegar.

 

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Halloween Party Games?My daughter (10) is having a Halloween party this year, but she doesn't want the games to be bad. It's a sleepover and I don't know what to do. Help, please.

 

Reinforcing a Costume Helmet?I have a Power Ranger helmet that came with a Power Ranger costume. The helmet is split into two parts, the front and the back, and they attach with Velcro.

 

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Making a Centaur Halloween Costume?Does anyone happen to have any suggestions or directions on how to make a "centaur" (half man/half horse), costume? My 8 year old grandson would absolutely love to be one for Halloween. Thanks.

 

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Making Paper Halloween Decorations?How can I make good Halloween decorations with just pens, paper and scissors?

 

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Halloween Party Ideas for 13 Year Olds?I was wanting to know some good ideas on how to throw a good scary, Halloween party for my 13 year old daughter.

 

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Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas for a Toddler?I need an idea for a creative and easy DIY Halloween costume for my 2 year old son. He won't wear anything on his head. He's too young to really understand characters and he needs to be able to wear it all day at daycare for a party (playing, eating, diaper changes, etc.).

 

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Making a Tinkerbell Costume?How can I make my daughter a Tinkerbell dress for Halloween?

 

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Milk Jug Skeleton Instructions?I have made a skeleton out of milk cartons many years ago and have forgotten how. Does anyone have the pattern?

 

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Costume Ideas for a Parade?My hometown does a parade every year, and it is a western type community. I need a costume idea for my nine year old niece using a bike. Any ideas?

 

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How Late Do You Hand Out Candy?What time do you "close up shop" and turn off the porch lights for incoming Trick-or-Treaters on Halloween night? We get so few it is hard to tell when it is time. Many thanks.

 

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Recipes Using Pumpkins?You can get great deals on pumpkins this time of year. Do you have any tips or recipes for using pumpkins? Also, do you have any tips for selecting pumpkins to eat?

 

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Making a Mummy Costume?I am looking for ideas for making a mummy costume.

 

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Making Adult Cry Baby Costume?I need easy ideas for making my own adult cry baby costume, or the adult in the high chair costume.

 

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Support For Foam Halloween Decorations?We have foam Halloween gravestones that have fallen over in the wind. They came with metal stakes, which have busted. My husband poked nails in them, but the wind still knocked them over. Does anyone have any ideas about bracing the gravestones so the foam doesn't break apart? Thanks!

 

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Halloween Party Games For Mentally Handicapped Adults?I really need some advice for a Halloween party. My Mom is throwing one for a bunch of mentally handicapped adults. She asked me for some ideas for games they could play. Unfortunately, all that I'm able to find are games for children. Not sure that these games are appropriate for the type of people that will be attending the party. If any of you have any ideas to help me out, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

 

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Game Ideas for a Church Halloween Party?I am responsible for our Church Halloween party for children up to age 18 and I need ideas for games etc. We already have the food and snacks that we need. Any ideas would be helpful. Thanks!

 

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Homemade Fog Machine Fluid?I have a fogger that we use for Halloween. The fogger fluid is kind of expensive. I would like to use it this year but don't want to have to buy that expensive store bought stuff. Does anyone happen to know what it is made of? Thanks in advance!

 

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Halloween Sleepover For Teenage Boys?I am looking for some ideas for a Halloween sleepover for teenage boys. They are very hard to scare, they are 13 to 15 years old. I am thinking of having a seance and playing with a Ouiji Board - to contact the spirits (with some help from my husband to make things go bump in the night). Any ideas?

 

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Female Bible Character Costumes?I need a costume for a female Bible character. Any ideas? Do you know of any patterns or websites where I can get some good ideas?

 

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Painting Wooden Spools For Halloween?About 5 years ago I made a craft project for Halloween by painting on wooden spools. The characters were Frankenstein, Dracula, and a witch. Can anyone out there can help me, thanks in advance!

 

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Halloween Costumes For Big People?My husband and I are of "generous proportion", any ideas for Halloween costumes for big people? Much appreciated, thanks. =)

 

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Halloween Craft Ideas for Orange Net Bags?I know there is a previous topic about uses for net bags, but I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions for Halloween. The oranges I buy come in net bags that are the perfect Halloween-orange color. Every year we have a party at the office for employees' children. Any ideas?

 

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Crayon Costume Pattern?Where can I get the pattern for the Crayola Costumes shown on your site. We really want to make a team effort for a party we have coming up and these costumes look fantastic and exactly what we're looking for.

 

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Costume for Church Play?My church is putting on 'A Night in Bethlehem'. We are all responsible for our costumes. I will be a woman in a Jewish home in Bethlehem at the time of Christs' birth, I need clothing ideas.

 

Reusing Embroidery From Old Shirts?Tips for reusing embroidery from worn out clothing. Post your own ideas here.

 

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Orange Troll Ideas For Halloween?Anyone have a good idea for an orange troll for Halloween. I already received the one for a ghost and my grandson thinks it's a great idea. Now my granddaughter wants an orange troll and I haven't a clue where to start. Thanks for any ideas

 

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Halloween Princess Party?How can I incorporate Halloween into my 8 year old daughters princess birthday party? Her birthday is right before Halloween and she really wants to do both.

 

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Child Size Lab Coat?I bought a clown costume for my 3 old but she wants nothing to do with it. She wants to be a doctor. I have everything but the lab coat. Where do I get a lab coat that size (3 yrs) or how can I make it? Thank you in advance.

 

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How To Paint a Child's Face Like Spiderman?Any suggestions out there for how to paint a child's face for Halloween?

 

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Pirate Costume Idea?I'm attending a pirate theme murder mystery dinner for Halloween and need some frugal ideas to go as a, well, pirate.

 

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Inexpensive Owl Halloween Costume For 5 Year Old?Looking for ideas to make an inexpensive owl Halloween costume for a 5 year old friend. Thank you.

 

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Holiday Craft Ideas For Fourth Grade?This year I am homeroom mother for fourth graders. Really need some game/craft suggestions for upcoming Halloween party.

 

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Homemade Halloween Decorations?I'd like ideas for decorating my yard and house for Halloween.

 

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Unique Group Halloween Costume Ideas For Work?I work for a credit union and we need help thinking of a unique Halloween costumes for a group contest.

 

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Making a Peg Leg for a Pirate Costume?I'm making a pirate movie and I need a realistic non-cheezy peg leg. Can someone help me out?

 

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